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Sir Frederick passes

ERIC SMITH, [email protected]

Sir Frederick passes

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FORMER JURIST AND parliamentarian Sir Frederick “Sleepy” Smith is dead.

He died at home this afternoon at age 92.

His passing was confirmed by his son Craig.

Sir Frederick was  one of the founding fathers of the Democratic Labour Party and served as Attorney General of Barbados from 1966 to 1971. He also served as Minister of Communications and Works and Minister of Education and Sports.

Sir Frederick was also Leader of the Opposition from 1976 to 1978. (ES)